Red Light Camera Update

The city announced the first five intersections to get red light cameras installed. As predicted, they’re not the intersections with the greatest problems. Due to state laws, the city can install only where there is no state right-of-way. When the cameras were approved by commissioners in early November, the RLC vendor, American Traffic Solutions, was ready to start installations after Christmas. Though ATS will start installing the first cameras next week, a city official said the decision was made to hold enabling the cameras until June 1st. They hope that will the legislature time to pass a law to allow cameras on state right-of-ways. Look for our updated map inside…